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News & Events

Field Trial Extended

The WPA British softwood 10 year field trial of treated fence posts will run until 2030

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WPA 2024 Event Launch

Our annual 2-day event is now open to bookings - find out more...

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Change to waste regulation

From 1st September changes to waste wood classification may affect timber treaters

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WPA & AFI  collaboration

Joint investigations into premature post failures - send your samples to us.

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CE and UKCA marks

The use of CE marking in GB has been extended until 30 June 2025.

Cladding & Fire Risk

Changes in Building Regulations will affect timber used on high rise buildings

Marking Treated Wood

Transition from CE to CA as a result of Brexit, new rules apply.

New Code of Information

Product descriptions to be clear, unambiguous, accurate, up-to-date and accessible

Wood CO2ts less

The WPA supports new campaign for UK timber industry

Embodied Carbon Data

Timber Development UK (TDUK) publishes data for more than 95% of timber consumed in UK.

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TDUK Deadline Approaches

Arrange your WPA Benchmark Approved Treater Audit today

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Timber Market Statement

TDUK comments on the state of the timber trade and what the future may hold.

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2023 Event & Conference

A round up of this year's 2-day event, award winners and conference

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New generation takes lead

Change in the lead of the WPA Management Team from 1st January 2023

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WPA Softwood Field Trial

Results are in from the Year 7 observations - and it's looking good for treated wood!

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WPA Accredited Resource

New service launched to support Code for Construction Product Information

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'Fit for purpose' timber

WPA, TTF & TDCA launch campaign with targeted messaging

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Deck Substructures

Use Class classification - change in policy to reflect new standards

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Roofing Battens: Statement 

The WPA's response to claims over issues with treated timber roofing battens.

Switching Roofs
New FR appointment

Matthew Powell is welcomed as new WPA FR Consultant and chair of FR Committee

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UK Fencing Championship

The WPA were delighted to sponsor this event as part of the Driffield Show

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TDUK's Net Zero Roadmap 

A timber industry initiative to help the sector better meet the needs of a low-carbon world.

Raising the bar

We congratulate the latest WPA Benchmark certifications from UK and overseas

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WPA 2022 Award Winners

See who took home the prizes this year.

WPA 2021 Awards

Read about all the winners form our annual event - back live this year

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WPA 2020 Awards

See all the Winners from our virtual ZOOM event

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CTI visit Downing Street

and lobby government on the combustible cladding consultation

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